Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson is a Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Ian Schubert carried a big stick and few will miss him

Glenn Jackson It's perhaps a sign of the size of the stick Ian Schubert wielded that, even with one foot out the door, the celebrations - and there would have been some - were still muted.

League

Second time lucky: gamble pays off as Moa comes home to roost

Sam Moa

Glenn Jackson The term one-game wonder could have applied to Sam Moa. But there would have been some significant holes in that description.

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Report on Greenberg to remain in-house

Todd Greenberg

Glenn Jackson The NRL has no plans to release further information from the report that cleared head of football Todd Greenberg and Canterbury over their handling of domestic violence allegations against Ben Barba.

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This final four is a dream coming true for promoters

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson The NRL faces a scenario where it hardly matters who loses; they still win. Whichever way they look from here on in, they will be blessed with promotional dreams on both the penultimate weekend and...

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League

The numbers don't lie: Lyon is without peer at the heart of the game

Jamie Lyon

Glenn Jackson He has not played a representative match since 2010, but there appears to be less doubt than there ever has been that Manly's Jamie Lyon is the best centre in the NRL.

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Stephen Dank must explain his role in Sandor Earl affair, says Phil Gould

Phil Gould

Glenn Jackson, Michael Chammas Penrith football supremo Phil Gould says it's time for Stephen Dank to disclose the extent of his role in the Sandor Earl saga.

League

Horo can smell victory after facing the stink of the scrap heap

Justin Horo

Glenn Jackson This time last year, Justin Horo was preparing to play in France. Now, he is preparing to play in a grand final.

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Big Sam's jetting off early after finals upset

Sam Burgess

Glenn Jackson Had his Friday night gone more to plan, South Sydney forward Sam Burgess would have been looking to enjoy the grand-final lunch on Thursday, in the final stages of his team's preparations for the...

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League

Medicab exit a sad end for champion Buderus

Danny Buderus

Glenn Jackson That they all rose – Roosters and Knights supporters – was stirring, yet it shouldn't have ended like this.

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League

Friend has been there once - that was enough

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 28:  Jake Friend of the Roosters takes on the defence during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Jake Friend didn't have to think too hard to describe what the Roosters took out of the 2010 grand final.

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Harry Triguboff backs Wests Tigers to become NRL powerhouse

Glenn Jackson The billionnaire property developer has reaffirmed his commitment as major sponsor.

League

Grand final grandson in the wrong colours

Bill

Glenn Jackson Blood might be thicker than water, but not if you've got a view of the water off Bondi.

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Fans left disappointed as SBW is a no-show

williams

Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis The Roosters have defended Sonny Bill Williams after the superstar was a notable absentee from the annual NRL fan day at Darling Harbour on Thursday afternoon.

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Blood brothers geared up for the biggest fight of their lives

The NRL Grand Final Lunch. Kieran Foran from Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and Mitchell Pearce from the Sydney Roosters. SPORT photo: Marco Del Grande on Ocyober 3, 2013

Glenn Jackson THEY used to oppose each other back then, of course. While Mitchell Pearce and Kieran Foran have long been drawn to each other by a shared love of the game, they were also - in their early years -...

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Greg Inglis fit for Kangaroos World Cup tour

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis will be selected for Australia's World Cup campaign and is almost certain to tour after being effectively cleared to play despite his late-season knee troubles.

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Boyd Cordner selected for Kangaroos squad

Boyd Cordner.

Glenn Jackson Sydney Roosters stars Michael Jennings and Boyd Cordner have capped a grand-final win with selection in the Australian squad for the World Cup starting later this month.

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SBW content NRL is in safe hands with or without him

Sonny Bill Williams

Glenn Jackson Sonny Bill Williams will decide whether he will attempt to win a second premiership with the Roosters in coming weeks.

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Fifita delays honeymoon to fly with Kangaroos

Andrew Fifita

Glenn Jackson Before this season, Andrew Fifita told his Cronulla teammates he was getting married on the Sunday after the grand final, firmly believing his Sharks would be celebrating by then.

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Daly Cherry-Evans deserved Clive Churchill medal, selector says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 06:  Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles runs the ball during the 2013 NRL Grand Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson Test selector Bob McCarthy admitted it "didn't look all that good" that the Clive Churchill medallist from Sunday's grand final came from the beaten side, but he was also bullish in his belief that...

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ASADA investigation could drag into next year: Grant

John Grant

Glenn Jackson Just hours after the end of the season which will be remembered as being the one dogged by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation, ARL Commission chairman John Grant has raised the...

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